Co-op

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Taking a Risk Pays Off Internationally

Work Search

Working internationally can open new career doors, offer opportunities to travel, and even lead to a permanent position - just ask Safia Kassam, SFU Kinesiology Co-op student.

By: Safia Kassam 5529 reads | 0 comments
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Ly's International Co-op Story

Computing Science

Ly Viet Vu recently completed his undergraduate degree in the field of Computing Science.  Ly shares how his term with Co-op Japan altered his career path, providing him with the confidence to relocate to Viet Nam and establish his own business.

By: Ly Viet Vu 5373 reads | 0 comments
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Moldovan Memories Part 4: My Care Placement in the Village

International

Moving from the city into a village in Moldova, Kerri Jang finds herself surrounded by animals and fruit trees as she lives with a host family, while organizing wheelchair basketball and tennis through The Motivatie Association.

By: Kerri Jang 5395 reads | 0 comments
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Working For the Feds: An Interview with CIDA’s Executive Vice President, David Moloney

Government Jobs

David Moloney, SFU’s Champion from the Federal Government, has described himself as someone who “…can’t decide what he wants to do when he grows up.” In this post, David provides insight into what governments are looking for when they hire. 

By: Emily Ross 1973 reads | 0 comments
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Flying the Coop: A Change of Pace in Ottawa

Co-operative Education

Through Arts Co-op, I landed a position which has helped me bridge the gap between education and the workforce, and has also provided me with valuable experience working in the Canadian public service.

By: Ryan Kitching 2239 reads | 0 comments
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Treaty Negotiations with INAC

Co-operative Education

If you’d asked me back when I first joined the Co-op program, I wouldn’t have predicted that I’d be working for Indigenous and North Affairs Canada (INAC).

By: Ryan Schmidt 2578 reads | 0 comments
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Josh Pablo, Results System Tester for VANOC

Career Exploration

Classroom, volunteer and Co-op experience led SFU Alumus Josh Pablo to an exciting and challenging position with VANOC, preparing for the 2010 Olympic Games. Read on for more about Josh’s road to 2010 and for more on volunteering for VANOC.

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Alumni Success Story: Heather Mosher

Alumni Spotlight

SFU alumnus Heather Mosher is applying her SFU Mathematics degree to her career as a teacher.

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English Alumnus Finds Work in Social Development through SFU Co-op

Co-operative Education
Nicole Skuce, Arts and Social Sciences Co-op alumnus, was able to use her networking skills to turn one of her Co-op work terms into a career. Read on to discover how she effectively used her time at SFU as a stepping stone to her current position.
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Computing Science: Co-op Student Profile: Vanessa Wong

Applied Sciences

Learn about CS Co-op student Vanessa Wong’s exciting experiences at ArtStarts and IBM, her second and third Co-op work terms. Currently in her fourth year of studies, Vanessa is working towards completing a joint major in Computing Science and Business Administration.

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